Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing the Genesis framework, part of Up and Running with Genesis for WordPress.
…Before you can use the Genesis framework,…you need to have an installation of WordPress set up and…working, either on your local computer or on a server on the web.…If you're new to WordPress or…haven't installed it yet, I'd encourage you to checkout the Installing and…Running WordPress courses by Mortan Rand-Hendrickson in the lynda.com library.…It features short courses, designed to help you select the installation options…best suited to your particular situation.…For instance, in this course, I'm using a MAMP installation.…Once you have WordPress up and…running, you're ready to install the Genesis framework, and a child theme.…
It's the same process you'd use for installing any WordPress theme,…except that you're actually installing two themes.…One being the Genesis framework, or…the parent theme, and the second being the Genesis child theme.…There are a couple of ways to go about installing themes.…The simplest way to install Genesis in your child theme is directly from…the WordPress dashboard.…So, here we are on the WordPress site, and I'm going to type in your domain/wp-admin.…
- What is Genesis?
- Which files make up a child theme?
- Setting up navigation options, breadcrumbs, and comments
- Adding custom header and footer scripts
- Working with menus
- Working with the Featured Post and Featured Page widgets
- Using the Genesis Import/Export feature